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Academic year
LSP580 - English
 
Syllabus adopted 2014-02-07 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TIDAL
4,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: First-cycle
Department: 60 - APPLIED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0104 Examination 1,5 c Grading: TH   1,5 c   30 May 2016 am L,  05 Apr 2016 am L,  15 Aug 2016 pm L
0204 Examples class 3,0 c Grading: TH   3,0 c    

In programs

TIDAL COMPUTER ENGINEERING, Year 1 (compulsory)
TIELL ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, Year 1 (compulsory)

Examiner:

Univ adjunkt  Linda Bradley



Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Aim

The aim of the course is to enhance students' ability to communicate effectively in English, in speech as well as in writing, to enable students to use English for academic writing and oral presentations during their studies, and to prepare students for a professional career, which will most likely demand very good communicative skills.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

use effective strategies for oral and written communication
structure information for oral presentation characterized by good linguistic level and presentation technique
plan, implement and present a given project

Content

This English course comprises a review of English grammar as well as oral and written proficiency practice. Team-work, report-writing and oral presentation skills are important aspects of the course. It consists of a series of workshops with emphasis on the writing process, strategies for effective oral and written communication, text analysis and peer response, and preparation for the examination.

Organisation

The course is organized into seminars, workshops, and lectures. Issues dealt with in the lecture series include the communication process, strategies for effective communication in speech and in writing, report writing, and oral presentation techniques and strategies.

Literature

A web based tool, EngOnline, and handouts on the course web page.

Examination

Report, oral and written examination. The final grade (3-5) is based on a written examination in language proficiency and grammar, the oral presentation and an individual written report.


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